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Bug#497270: debian-cd: includes embedded copies of bootloaders

On Sun, 31 Aug 2008, Daniel Baumann wrote:
> Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > Bug#496869 is a release blocker. We don't want to produce d-i images
> > that do not work on some machines.
> agreed, but that's not the point. to fulfil the license /for that
> specific version/ of syslinux embedded in debian-cd, you need to include
> the sources of /that specific version/ of syslinux.

Would it be enough to put the sources of that specific version of syslinux
somewhere on cdimage.debian.org and document that ?

Once that this is done, we can reduce the severity of this bug to

I somewhat agree that we should extract what we need from the syslinux
package itself but it's not something that is very practical to implement
and IIRC we had quite some history with syslinux being broken in a few
cases that justified to keep control over what syslinux version we were

Sledge, what do you think ?

Raphaël Hertzog

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